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Oris Aigbokhaevbolo is a writer, essayist, and film critic. As music writer, he won the 2015 All Africa Music Award for Journalism.
Oris was writer-in-residence at the island of Sylt,Germany in 2016, and has had his creative nonfiction, reportage, and reviews published by Chimurenga, the Africa Report, This is Africa, and the Guardian UK. He lives in Lagos and is West African editor at Music in Africa.
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